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Satya Pal Malik Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More


Satya Pal Malik

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Real NameSatya Pal Malik
ProfessionPolitician
Famous ForBeing the Governor of Jammu & Kashmir
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.7 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 95 kg
in pounds- 210 lbs
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourGrey
Politics
Political PartyBJP (Bharatiya Janata Party)
Political Journey• 1974: He joined Lok Dal
• 1974: Became the MLA of the Bhartiya Kranti Dal from Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh
• 1984: Joined Congress
• 1984: Became Rajya Sabha MP
• 1987: Resigned from the Party after the Bofors scam
• 1988: He joined VP Singh-led Janta Dal
• 1989: Became an MP from Aligarh'
• 2004: He joined the BJP
• 2017: Became the Governor of Bihar
• 2018: Became the Interim Governor of Odisha for 2 months
• 2018: Became the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 December 1946
Age (as in 2017)71 Years
BirthplaceHisawada, United Provinces, British India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricon
NationalityIndian
HometownHisawada, United Provinces, British India
College/UniversityMeerut College
Educational QualificationLLB, B.Sc, Diploma in Parliamentary Affairs
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesReading, Listening to Music, Photography
Girls, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date14 December 1970
Family
Wife/SpouseIqbal Malik (Agriculturist)
ChildrenNot Known
ParentsFather- Budh Singh
Mother- Name Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite PoliticianNarendra Modi
Style Quotient
Assets/Properties• Deposits in Banks: ₹19 Lakh
• Bonds, Debentures and Shares: ₹2 Lakh
• Jewellery: ₹1 Lakh
• Houses: ₹40 Lakh
• Agricultural Land: ₹13 Lakh
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹1,10,000
Net Worth (approx.)₹76 Lakh (As Per 2004)

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Satya Pal Malik

  • Does Satya Pal Malik smoke ?: Not Known
  • Does Satya Pal Malik alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was born to a very poor family in a village, Hisawada, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.
  • He started with politics from a very young age. He started as a student socialist leader and went on to become the Vice President of BJP.

    Satya Pal Malik

    Satya Pal Malik

  • In 1968, he participated in World Youth Festival in Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • He was a student leader in Meerut College and became an MLA of Charan Singh’s Bhartiya Kranti Dal from Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh in 1974.
  • In 1984, he left the party and joined Congress and became its Rajya Sabha MP. Though he left the party after three years in the wake of the Bofors scam.

    Satya Pal Malik in his youth

    Satya Pal Malik in his youth

  • He then joined VP Singh-led Janta Dal in 1988. In 1989, he became an MP from Aligarh on its ticket.
  • In the VP Singh’s cabinet, he became the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Tourism.
  • In 2004, he joined BJP. He lost in the Lok Sabha elections against the former Prime Minister, Charan Singh’s son Ajit Singh.
  • In 2014, BJP President Amit Shah named Malik as one of the 11 Vice Presidents of the Party.

    Satya Pal Malik with Amit Shah

    Satya Pal Malik with Amit Shah

  • In September 2017, he became the 33rd Governor of Bihar and served the office till 21 August 2018.

    Satya Pal Malik with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

    Satya Pal Malik with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

  • On 21 March 2018, he was handed the additional charge of Odisha till 28 May 2018.

  • On 21 August 2018, he was appointed as the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir by the President Ram Nath Kovind.

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